The Ultimate Custom Home Building Checklist

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Designing and building a new home is a very overwhelming (and sometimes very stressful) process. You’ve narrowed down that you want an open layout, walkout basement and 4 bedrooms, but what about all of the other details that go into building a custom home?

We spoke to a licensed realtor who, after years of receiving customer feedback, gave us the following custom features to not forget about when building a new home.

Behold: The Ultimate Custom Home Checklist.

KITCHEN

Extra large garbage area in kitchen

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Cabinets to the ceiling

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Two ovens

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Walk-in pantry & wine storage

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Speakers in the ceiling

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Heated countertops

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MAIN LIVING SPACE

Large baseboards & trim

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Upgraded carpet with extra padding

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Built-ins around the fireplace

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Outlet by banisters and mantle (for Christmas)

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Floor-to-ceiling windows

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9-foot ceilings

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Dimmer switches everywhere

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